Another great day for all the students in division one. I think the holidays allowed for some much needed down time resulting in more focus in the classroom. Overall it has been an outstanding week for learning.
In Language Arts students were introduced to, then began work on, a small project that will be evidence of the following learning intention "I can demonstrate my understanding of a number of poetic devices". Song lyrics are filled with poetic devices as students are beginning to realize. Students' favorite songs are the example from which student will find the poetic devices.
Tomorrow is a test day in Science. For many, test taking is a very stressful situation. Using self talk along with deep breathing will help all students feel less stress as they take the test.
1) LA - Poetic Devices in Songs - project due Monday (see google drive for project outline and example)
2) Math - grade 7s - pg 48/49
- grade 6s Mrs. Van - pg 214/215 #3, 5 - 9, 13
Mr. Hong - pg 216 #1 - 9
3) Science - test tomorrow
4) French- presentations start on Tuesday
5) Art - Zentangles due on Monday (colored or black and white - just the art work, not the goals)
6) Skating - Monday first thing
Comment: Based on what we know of Jack from Small as an Elephant, predict what you think will happen now that he has packed up his things and is making his way to catch the Island bus? Remember that predictions are not wild guesses, but guesses based on what you already know (evidence). Too many of you are posting short brief comments. Push your thinking and be sure to explain using detail to show your depth of thinking.
I am a grade 7 teacher who has been teaching in the Surrey School District for over 28 years. I love to read, garden, walk, and spend time with family, friends and my golden retriever Kona.
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